Nor’easter: Winds could gust up to 65mph

Nor’easter: Winds could gust up to 65mph

East Farmingdale, NY- On Tuesday, the first Nor’easter of the season, soaked Long Island. The National Weather Service reports the highest rain totals for Long Island in Suffolk County, where St. James got over 5 inches of rain. In Nassau County, Levittown and Mineola topped the list with close to 3 inches of rain. 

On Wednesday, Long Island won’t see as much rain but there will be strong gusts of wind. A Wind Advisory is in effect for Nassau and Suffolk until 2pm. A High Wind Warning is effect for the East End until 2pm where winds could gusts up to 65mph. Downed trees and power lines are possible. To report a power outage text the word OUT to PSEGLI or call 800-490-0075.

A Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect on Wednesday through 7pm- areas along the North and South Shores as well as the Peconic Riverfront could see areas of flooding in times of high tide.

Photo: NOAA/National Weather Service satellite image on October 27, 2021.

Photo: A child plays in a puddle in Lake Grove, NY on October 26, 2021- Photo by Brett Levine